2017 South Africa 1 oz Silver Flowers and Birds: Starfish Lilly

Biosphere Series

5 In Stock

Title :
R 1,195.00

Product Details

This colorful 1 oz Silver Proof features the Starfish Lilly and is one of the coins belonging to the Flowers and Bird series.

Set Highlights:
  • Contains 1 oz of Silver.
  • The coin comes in a blistercard.
  • Mintage of only 1,000.
  • Obverse: Depicts a map of South Africa indicating the location of the UNESCO recognized Biosphere Reserve together with the words "South Africa" and the year "2017".
  • Reverse: Portrays a colorful image of a single Ferraria Crispa ( Starfish Lilly flower of the Western Strandveld biome
  • Guaranteed by the South African Mint.

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The Mature Starfish Lily is an otherworldly looking flower with its frilly edges, and it could easily be mistaken for an exotic sea creature! The fully opened creamy white flowers with brown ruffled edges and chocolate-brown to deep purple spots, are highlighted by striking orange anthers. The plant has fleshy sword-like leaves and the flowers have a sweet aroma that smell similar to vanilla. The reverse of this R5 coin features this flower of the Western Strandveld biome, along with its scientific name ‘Ferraria Crispa’ , the denomination ‘R5’

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